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  • RAF Wittering Airplay award
    Airplay workers awarded Air Officer's commendation

    The team behind youth support at RAF Wittering has been recognised with an AOC Team Commendation. 

  • Kabul physathon
    Festive fundraisers' physathon for Fund!

    On Christmas day at Headquarters Resolute Support, five plucky individuals completed an epic 24-hour physical training marathon, the "physathon", raising more than £1,600 for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund. 

  • New recruits are measured for uniforms at RAF Padgate in 1950
    Help us find National Service veterans in need

    This New Year's Day marked the 70th anniversary of the enactment of the National Service Act, which led to more than two million young men being conscripted into the British Armed Forces. 

  • Howard Battson
    A friendly voice at the end of the phone on Christmas Eve

    When 95-year-old Howard Battson's wife passed away two years ago, Howard's world was turned upside down. The Fund is proud to stand side-by-side with Howard and other RAF veterans in a bid to help combat social isolation and loneliness this Christmas and beyond.

  • Johnny Johnson
    Top 10 blogs of 2018

    We had lots of great blogs on our website in 2018. Here, we've picked ten of our favourites.

  • Broomhall House
    Broomhall House helps raise £15,000 for the RAF Family

    A spectacular two-day event attended by 100 supercars has raised more than £15,000 for the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund.

  • Johnny Johnson
    RAF charity's supporters honour last surviving British Dambuster

    A Book of Gratitude featuring hundreds of messages of thanks has been presented to the last surviving British Dambuster Johnny Johnson MBE, DFC, by Kevin Marriott, whose great uncle was killed in the raid.

  • The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo drums up almost £200,000 for the Fund

    Following another sell-out year, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has pledged £193,250 to support the work of the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund in Scotland.

  • Beaujolais Run 2018
    Beaujolais Run drivers gear up to support the Fund

    This year's Beaujolais Runners have visited some historic sites, including paying their respects at Wing Commander Guy Gibson's graveside in Holland, raising money and awareness for the RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Serving personnel
    Launch of multi-million pound support to enhance mental wellbeing and combat isolation among RAF personnel

    A new report from the RAF Benevolent Fund finds that the biggest challenges our serving RAF and their partners are experiencing include mental wellbeing difficulties, social isolation and partner employment opportunities.

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